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Orange bravely killing off the Bold?

Two reports came out over the past few days, one run by the Guardian and one run by the Telegraph on the BlackBerry Bold being withdrawn from Orange. You may recall there were teething troubles when the phone first rolled out on Orange, which subsequently resulted in the handset being withdrawn from sale. There were […]

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Blackberry Bold’s OS screw up

I’ve been trying to buy a Blackberry Bold. Full price. No contracts. I just want the handset. First I went into the Vodafone shop. None left in stock. Carphone Warehouse? Despite my issue with their insurance, I popped in. None in stock. They’ve all been sent back, I’m told — big, big technical issues with […]

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Almost bought a Blackberry Bold

I would’ve, if it was 187 quid on Vodafone. But I seriously doubt it. That’ll only be for new customers/contracts: It’s 600 quid on Expansys, to buy unlocked. I’m going to wait until 3 get their arse in gear and get it with them, I think…

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The Blackberry Bold hits 3 in November

This was the biggest surprise of the day for me. Walking into the 3 launch event I thought it was a Motorola Windows Mobile device I was looking at, not the Blackberry Bold. It looks and functions like a dream based on the few minutes I played with it. HDSPA. Nice. That’s going to absolutely […]

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E71, N96, Blackberry Bold, Sony Xperia… ALL coming on 3

Yes, you read that right. The Nokia E71 is coming within two weeks to 3UK. Followed by the Nokia N96, the Sony Xperia and the Blackberry Bold. Geez. The 3UK Christmas strategy was revealed to us here at SMS Text News this morning at their launch event — the mobile equivalent of a fashion collection […]